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American Consumer Debt Over $4.1 Trillion - Last Debt Bubble Peak was at $2.5 Tn

Americans are now borrowing & spending at record levels. Consumer debt being over $4.1 trillion is troubling when student debt, auto loans & credit cards are leading the way forward. Apparently we like repeating history & people may like to forget that at the root of the Great Recession was a giant credit bubble. Even at the peak of the last debt bubble, consumer debt totaled roughly $2.5 trillion.

The Real US Economy - A Full-Fledged Credit Crisis Is Inevitable

Americans are filing bankruptcy at the fastest rate in years… A growing number of U.S. businesses are going bust… The value of U.S. auto loans topped $1 trillion for the first time ever. Outstanding credit card debt has also surged to record highs. The value of student loans has doubled since 2009. All this wouldn’t be such a big problem if the economy were doing well… But it’s not.

Gold and Silver Money Has Devolved Into Debt and Plastic

Gold and silver were supposedly no longer needed in the financial system & gold has become a “traditional” asset, taxed like an investment & is no longer considered an alternate currency. The Chinese, Russians, Arabs & Indians disagreed, but gold and silver prices have been “managed” so westerners would not lose confidence in the paper & digital replacements for real money.

Ballooning Student Debt Levels will Usher in New QE

Today almost a third of student debt is going unpaid. The White House’s solution is to revisit bankruptcy laws surrounding student debt. It is looking like a new bill will be passed, one that will restructure student debt laws. Get ready for the next wave of QE, the next wave of money printing. QE to infinity continues.

JPMorgan Agrees to London Whale Fines, Said to Admit Fault

JPMorgan has agreed to pay about $800 million to a host of government agencies and make an admission of wrongdoing – Even so, it seems unlikely that JPMorgan will be able to close the chapter on the case known as the London Whale just yet.

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